Volume 5, Issue 2 (International Journal of Optics and Photonics (IJOP) Vol 5, No 2, Summer-Fall 2011)                   IJOP 2011, 5(2): 71-78 | Back to browse issues page

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Namdar A, Talebzadeh R, Jamshidi-Ghaleh K. Giant Goos-Häenchen Shift of a Gaussian Beam Reflected from One-Dimensional Photonic Crystals Containing Left-Handed Lossy Metamaterials. IJOP. 2011; 5 (2) :71-78
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Faculty of Physics, University of Tabriz, Tabriz
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We perform a theoretical investigation on the Goos-Häenchen shift (the lateral shift) in one-dimensional photonic crystals (1DPCs) containing left-handed (LH) metamaterials. The effect was studied by use of a Gaussian beam. We show that the giant lateral displacement is due to the localization of the electromagnetic wave which can be both positive and negative depending on the incidence angle of Gaussian beam that can be excited the forward and backward surface states, respectively. Dependence of beam width on the incidence angle of beam and thickness of air layer for both backward and forward surface states are studied in this paper. We also find that the weak lossy in LH layers of 1DPCs may affect these shifts. These giant negative and positive lateral shifts are smaller than that of the lossless structure.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/06/19 | Revised: 2015/03/10 | Accepted: 2015/03/10 | Published: 2015/03/10

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